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right now on "nbc 10 news today," hunting for killers. philadelphia police say surveillance video shows the last moments before a father was shot just after leaving his family to run an errand. new uproar over e-mail, donald trump points the finger of blame at the government. he says the feds tried to cover up hillary clinton's e-mail
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scandal. bundling up for winter even though today will feel more like summer. hundreds of philadelphia school students get a free coat, helping prevent bad weather from keeping them from class. welcome to "nbc 10 news today." just past 5:30. i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm vai sikahema. it's gotten cooler since we came on the air an hour ago. i think it will warm 20 degrees or so. let's start with meteorologist bill henley and the nbc 10 first alert neighborhood weather. bill? >> into the 80s this afternoon. it's that cooling that you mention that could bring us more fog this morning. not really seeing it in philadelphia. there are some spots getting fog. lancaster getting dense fog. improving conditions in pottstown. four-mile visibility. it's a mile and a half in blue bell. possibility of thick fog forming in delaware hasn't happened yet. millville, light fog and five-mile visibility. not as bad as yesterday morning yet. they're monitoring that situation. temperatures are cooling down, 62 degrees in philadelphia and it could drop a little bit more, even in the lehigh valley.
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53 degrees where skies are clear. but sunshine will take care of that from 60 degrees at 6:00. at 8:00 to 73 at 11:00 this morning. then it's 80s this afternoon. 83 for philadelphia and the suburbs. low 80s for delaware, the lehigh valley and new jersey. the çexception, the shore with temperatures in the 70s. we'll go through the forecast hour by hour to show you how quickly those temperatures will climb when i'm back in just a few minutes. first, jessica boyington has your first alert traffic. >> starting in lindenwold, bill. this is white horse pike, clementon road. a couple of cars headed westbound. keeping it in new jersey on the 42 freeway. equal drive times, five minutes in both directions. from 55 up towards the walt whitman bridge. no problems there, average speeds still into the 60s. we're not seeing those delays yet and we're checking in lastly with route 202 and cameras
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around route 29. more cars headed out here. still a seven--minute drive time. northbound from this point around 29 if you're heading towards the schuylkill expressway. the speeds also into the 60s. vai and tracy. >> thank, jessica. 5:33. now to decision 2016. it's exactly three weeks from today. >> the voter registration deadline has come and gone in pennsylvania. in delaware, today is the last chance to sign up. if you live in the garden state, you can sign up online. find the voter registration form at and submit it online. for a complete list, tap the nbc 10 app. if you vote in new jersey, you'll be choosing a president. you'll also be deciding issues such as casino expansion and the use of gas tax money. >> also today, former president bill clinton will be in our area to campaign for his wife, democratic nominee hillary clinton. he'll be speaking this afternoon at montgomery county community\college in blue bell. and donald trump is focusing on the latest ref layings about
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hillary clinton's private e-mails. >> the republican presidential nominee believes it could stop her campaign in its tracks. nbc 10's matt delucia is live in the digital operations center. matt, what got trump's attention? >> tracy and vai, trump is pointing to a new batch of documents released by the fbi yesterday. they reveal a discussion between the bureau and the state department about one of the many e-mails sent to hillary clinton while she was secretary of state. and trump believes that a deal went down here. the fbi notes reveal a conversation about the bureau wanting to get more agents for iraq, cleared through the state department in exchange for reclassify one of the clinton e-mails regarding the benghazi attack in 2012. both agencies say it was the fbi that initiated the conversation. both issues were separate and in the end, neither side got what it wanted. last night, trump told supporters in wisconsin that he's convinced that clinton did something shady. >> the fbi documents show undersecretary of state patrick kennedy made the request for
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altering classification as part of a quid pro quo, in other words, a deal. this is felony corruption by any standard. >> both the state department and the fbi denied trump's claim. both agencies noted the benghazi e-mail in question was made public. the clinton campaign says it knew nothing about the matter. live in the digital operations center, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. now the third and final presidential debate happens tomorrow night at 9:00 at the university of nevada las vegas. nbc 10's lauren mayk will be there. look for her reports later today on nbc 10 news. the philadelphia police hope surveillance video will help them catch whoever killed a man outside his home. >> detectives say the gunman stalked and shot the ç28-year-d father as he left his wife and child to run an errand. nbc 10's pamela osborne is live outside the philadelphia police headquarters with more information about the victim and the crime, about what happened. pamela? >> tracy, we know the victim was
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able to tell first responders that he was shot by two men. those are the two men that police are looking for right now. right after relaying that information, authorities say 28-year-old johnny quezada lost consciousness and died of his injuries. police say he was shot four times at pointblank range, steps away from his lawncrest home sunday night. suspect stole the victim's gun from taking off. police do not believe this was a random crime. sources tell us nearby surveillance video shows the suspects. they appear to be waiting on the victim. i talked to the victim's sister-in-law. she did not want to show her face or give her name because she said the family is afraid for their own safety right now. she told us about the last moments her sister had with her husband before he died. >> he took his son to the movie last nature. he's 1-year-old. came home, he said he was
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[ bleep ], come back within 20 minutes. my sister hears two shots. she calls him and tells him, come home, i heard some shots. he said, it was me. i'm on the ground. >> quezada worked as a barber to support his family here in the u.s. as well as other relatives in the dominican republic. police are asking anyone with information to give them a call. reporting live outside of police headquarters this morning, i'm pamela osborne, nbc 10 news. >> 5:37. 62 degrees outside. two universities in our area are investigating sexual assault against students and they are now issuing warnings to keep their campuses safe. in south jersey, a student at rowan university says she was attacked in a dorm friday morning. the student told rowan police someone she vaguely knew offered to walk her home from an off-campus party. she said she blacked out and later woke up to being sexually assaulted. other students are on the alert.
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>> to have it be someone close to you, it makes it scarier because you think you can trust that person and maybe you can't. >> so far, there are no arrests or charges in that case. campus police urge anyone with information to contact them. meantime, at the university of delaware, a student says she was walking alone near the newark campus saturday night when a man sexually assaulted her and took off. police investigating the case describe the suspect as 6 foot to 6'3" with medium build and light colored hair. happening today, a local foundation will distribute new winter coats to hundreds of needy elementary school students in philadelphia. the mayor and school superintendent will oversee the coat giveaway later this morning. foundation set up by area auto dealers calls the event driving away cold. a new winter coat, officials say, will make it easier for youngster toes get too school every day for learning. nbc 10 first alert meteorologist bill henley has your forecast. bill? >> it's going to be ay day
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today. a warm one, too. it's already warm and muggy. it's the mugginess that could lead to fog this morning. but it won last all day. bright sunshine today and an unusually warm evening with clear skies. 20 degrees above normal for this time of year. in the 70s during the evening. and with the southwesterly wind during the day today, we'll see even more of a warmup than we had yesterday. 62 degrees right now in philadelphia. by lunch time, 76 and then here come the 80s this afternoon. the southwesterly winds increasing, bringing in the extra heat during the day today and leading some records possible in some of the suburbs and the lehigh valley. 63 degrees right now. 68 degrees for the suburbs. that's at 10:00 this morning. look at that. nothing but sunshine right on through the afternoon. the lehigh valley easton seeing a little bit of light fog right now at 54 degrees. with sunshine, the temperatures
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climb and get rid of the fog. 81 degrees at 2:00 this afternoon. allentown, the lehigh valley, could set a record temperature today. mostly sunny skies for new jersey, 50s to start with. low 60s. that's at 8:00 this morning. low 80s by 4:00 this afternoon. looking for cooler weather. you'll find it at the shore, 70s after morning temperatures in the 60s and for delaware, 59 now. still a chance you could see fog forming this morning before the temperatures start to climb. 69 degrees at 10:00. 76 by noontime and then into the low 80s this afternoon. may or may not see a record today. we will likely get record temperatures for tomorrow. look at that when i come back with the 10 day on 10. >> there's a tease. >> yes. >> 20 minutes before 6:00. i think i see a disabled vehicle on the schuylkill expressway. >> let's find out where it is. nbc 10 first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington is watching the schuylkill. jessica? >> right. the schuylkill around the boulevard, it looks like it's the eastbound side or one of the ramps right here. it's not even reported in any systems yet.
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i just happened to fall upon this on one of our cameras. you can see it's over into the right-hand shoulder. it's not blocking any lanes right here, right now. doesn't look like there's a driver in it. hopefully they'll get this situation under control or out of the way at some point. right now, watch out for that moving through the schuylkill expressway. traffic is still moving rather quickly. we're not seeing big drive time increases because of that. out in hatfield township, that earlier accident has cleared around 40-foot road and clemens road. this is route 73 at the berlin circle area. traffic would be headed northbound towards the tacony palmyra bridge. no big problems or delays right here, right now. a couple of cars out the door and roads are dry. vai and tracy? now to decision 2016 and allegations of voter fraud and the threat of a stolen election. philadelphia has been mentioned several times in the last week. up next, separating fact from fiction. hear from the aclu and city
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civic leaders say about what could cost voters in the election. fall splendor. the season's colors are there if you look closely enough. next, we explain why mother nature may be to blame for a late start to the leaf-changing season. time now to show you the game of the week contestants. west deptford taking on haddonfield, academy park versus interboro or bishop shanahan versus coatesville. call the number on the screen or go online at or use the nbc 10 app.
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decision 2016, elected officials in philadelphia are blasting presidential candidate donald trump for making voter fraud allegations. a voter watchdog group gathered at city hall yesterday. members of the aclu and civic leaders criticized claims that votes will be stolen in philadelphia. the group did not mention trump by name. they did say that the only damage to elections comes from irresponsible accusations made by candidates. >> we conduct a thorough audit and data analysis of every election of all results and materials, far onwhat's required
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by law. >> officials say your vote is protected three different ways once it's cast and voting machines are not hooked up to the internet. a new quinnipiac university poll has hillary clinton ahead in pennsylvania by six points, 47% to 41%. one analysts told us what clinton has to do to maintain >> i think she has to stay the course. i think she has to as the front-runner she has to not make any big mistakes and keep doing what she's doing. >> it's 5:46. tv personality billy bush will not be returning to the "today" show. nbc news fired the host last night. the network suspended bush earlier this month after video surfaced of him making crude comments with donald trump during an "access hollywood" shoot in 2005. melania trump is reacting. the candidate's wife blames billy bush for encouraging her husband's words. >> egg on from the host to say dirty and bad stuff.
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>> melania trump called her husband's words on the bus, quote, unacceptable and offensive. donald trump issued apologies for what he said. we're about a month into fall but leaves on many of the trees in our region have yet to change color. there's a reason for that. while parts of 0 ur region have begun to see peak colors, the same cannot be said for the southeast portion of pennsylvania as well as southern new jersey and delaware. while we have a -- we've had a drier than average year, we actually had a wet start to the fall and that can delay the start of peak foliage colors. experts say different trees also change colors at different times. >> different species have different chemicals in the leaves. maples will have different chemicals than an oak. they provide different colors and vibrancies. they'll start changing at different times. >> forecasters expect the fall colors to emerge a bit more beginning this weekend. experts say for the most beautiful colors, head to a higher elevation where cooler
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temperatures have already arr e arrived. >> like the poconos. >> man, it's weird to talk about fall foliage, you think of crisp and sweaters and. >> yes. >> no sweaters today. >> cooler temperatures taking a break. we're back in the 80s this afternoon. back for a repeat in some areas of fog. the thick fog we saw yesterday at philadelphia international, that hasn't happened so far this morning. that's a live view from the airport with clear skies. the temperatures still cooling down. we still could see fog form. at the shore, i think it's going to stay clear. that's a live view from the cape may marina, into the 70s this afternoon at the shore. 62 degrees in philadelphia, 59 in wilmington and upper 50s for trenton and mt. holly. we'll warm from the 60s and 50s into the 80s this afternoon. some of the suburbs more at risk of seeing fog this morning with those cooler spots. unionville is at 55 degrees. the cooler air can't hold as much water. it produces some fog as it cools
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down. north wales, 56 degrees while warrenton is 61. new hope is 54. these cooler temperatures won't last long. look at the warmup we're in for this afternoon. even beyond yesterday's temperatures. 83 degrees in center city. somerton and chestnut hill up to 82. plenty of sunshine for the suburbs. 83 in boilztown. west chester hits 80 degrees this afternoon and kutztown, allentown, easton, all into the 80s today. the exception from the 80s will be at the jersey shore, but with sunshine, interior new jersey each of these locations into the 80s. wilmington, 8 degrees this afternoon. rehoboth beach will hit 80 degrees this afternoon. some records are likely to fall during the day today. allentown, trenton and wilmington, most likely to see record temperatures by a degree or two. and then philadelphia, tomorrow is0our day. as the record high is not quite as high as today's record. record of 85 in philadelphia today. we'll likely stay below that. everybody is going to see
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sunshine. blue skies during the day today. the warming trend will continue. today 83 degrees, tomorrow 84. that will topple the record for tomorrow. 86 -- 66 in the morning. we could see a bit of fog to start with again tomorrow. clouds building on thursday. that's when rain gear will come into play. rain and a chance of a thunderstorm on thursday with showers continuing into friday and here comes the cooler weather, fall weather returns for the weekend. 60s for saturday and sunday. all next week we'll see afternoon temperatures in the 60s with more rain for wednesday and thursday. all right, bill, thanks for that. ten minutes before 6:00. let's get you to work on this tuesday morning with a check of the blue route. >> jessica boyington has her eyes on that with her camera. what are you seeing? >> nothing yet. we're watching the blue route and watching the majors. when you head out the dow are, we're not seeing anything major really anywhere. germantown pike, on ramp, no problems or delays in either direction. i checked in on the blue route,
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95 to the schuylkill expressway, speeds are still up. 95 throughout delaware, nsh or southbound from 295 to 495 at the most there, a ten-minute trip. speeds into the 60s. in new jersey, there's emergency construction. drain repairs on the atlantic city expressway, headed westbound around exit 2, which is 322. they are taking out the left and center lanes with that construction. ending it with something good in new jersey, route 70 at kings highway in cherry hill. not even a car in sight. through this intersection, everything looks great. >> saved from a car wreck, thanks to total strangers. up next, police dashboard individual yes captures the frantic rescue efforts of drivers in atlantic county who pulled over to help a woman pinned under a crashed car. also, digging in the dirt. next, rowan students get a big donation that will keep their hands busy unearthing p prehistoric finds.
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morning, everyone. jessica boyington with a check on the roads.
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we're watching 78 right now. our cameras right around hee lie street in the lehigh valley looks good out there. a couple cars out the door. no big backups or delays. i am hearing reports of an accident in upper merion. i'll update you on where when i'm back in the 6:00 hour. we'll see you then, jessica. about a third of teens are getting behind the wheel when they're feeling drowsy. that's the finding from a new study from liberty mutual insurance. 30% of teens say they struggle to stay away while they are driving. one in ten actually dozed off while driving. experts say drowsiness can be more dangerous when a driver is inexperience. a car crash victim is lucky to be alive, thanks to the strength of good samaritans in south jersey. a police dashboard camera captured the scene in hamiltontown, atlantic county on sunday. authorities say seven people along with two police officers helped lift a car off of a
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woman. she had just crashed into a tree and got pinned underneath her overturned vehicle. >> could you imagine? it could have been myself or anybody else. >> i was trying to lift the car, as strong as i could so she could come out. >> the driver has serious injuries but police say she is expected to recover. four minutes before 6:00. new details about a horse lifted to safety. remember this after getting stuck in the mud earlier this month in chester county. cyrus, the clydesdale has a new home. it took hours to free the 1,700-pound clydesdale. >> good for cyrus. a south jersey university is celebrating one of the largest gifts it's ever received. >> a husband andç wife who are both rowan university alums donated $25 million to pro-serve and expand the school's fossil park. nbc 10 was there for the announcement. the donation is the second
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largest and most ever given by an alumni of the school. rowan bought a 65 acre quarry for nearly $2 million. it was converted into a research and education lab containing thousands of 65,000-year-old fossils. >> here we are in 2016 with a great opportunity to provide a huge impact to the future. >> future plans for the gene and rick edelman fossil park include a museum and visitor center, a preparation lab and paleontology themed playground. >> that is an impact. a viewer says she was promised a new phone but the company never came through. >> how the nbc 10 responds team helps a come get connected after four months of waiting. plus, deadline looming. potential voters in new jersey need to act today. we'll explain what you need to do to make your vote count in the election. you are watching "nbc 10 news
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crash investigation. a speeding driver loses control on the schuylkill and dies in a >> getting registered. today people in new jersey face a deadline in order to vote in the election. >> and campaign controversy. donald trump pounces on a fresh batch of documents released about hillary clinton's e-mails while making more allegations of voter fraud. nbc 10 news starts now. >> good morning. this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> and i'm vai sikahema. just about -- in fact, it is 6:00 on this monday morning. let's get right to meteorologist bill henley who has the neighborhood forecast and a warm monday. bill? >> warm and a bit muggy, too. we're watching for fog this morning. hasn't happened in the city but you can see the breeze is blowing. that's a southwesterly wind. that's going


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